How rates are calculated
Rates are based on:
- Land value – the rateable land value determined on the common date of August 2017.
- Capital value – the rateable capital value determined on the common date of August 2017.
The Kāpiti Coast District Council has two principle rating types:
- Targeted Rates
Activities or Groups of Activities that are funded by Council Rates
Districtwide General Rate
The Districtwide General Expenses including democratic services, general insurance, economic development, emergency management, public toilets and cemeteries, social well being, environmental sustainability, districtwide coastal protection of the Council's infrastructure and Districtwide strategic flood protection and public contribution towards the following regulatory services which are not met by user charges: Resource consents, building consents, development management, environmental health, liquor licensing, hazardous substances environmental monitoring and animal control.
- Districtwide Roading Rate
These rates fund all roading expenditure except for historic debt servicing costs and is apportioned between the capital value based roading rate and the land value based roading rate.
- Community Facilities Rate
This rate funds the Libraries, Parks and Reserves, Swimming Pools, Halls and Community Centres in the District.
- Wastewater Disposal Rate
This rate funds the maintenance, depreciation and debt servicing costs of wastewater treatment plants and reticulation systems in Paraparaumu/Raumati, Waikanae and Ōtaki.
- Hautere / Te Horo Water Supply Rate
This rate funds the maintenance and depreciation costs of headworks and reticulation system of the Hautere Te Horo water supply, and is funded by those rating units connected to the Hautere Te Horo Water Supply.
- Stormwater Rate
This rate funds the operating and loan servicing costs of stormwater in the district's stormwater drainage areas.
- Districtwide Water Supply Fixed Rate and Districtwide water supply volumetric rate
These rates fund the water supply system, excluding the Hautere/Te Horo Water scheme.
- Paraparaumu/Raumati Coummunity rate
This rate funds historic debt servicing costs or roading and stormwater activities, coastal protection, Matai Road industrial area improvements and Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board expenses, including local grants.
- Waikanae Community rate
This rate funds historic debt servicing costs of roading and stormwater activities and Waikanae Community Board expenses, including local grants.
- Commercial rate
This rate funds a portion of the cost of providing economic development in the Kapiti District. The remainder is funded by the Districtwide General rate.
- Paekākāriki Community rate
This rate funds historic debt servicing costs for roading, stormwater and coastal protection. Loan servicing costs on a loan to the Paekakariki Community Trust to assist with the refurbishment of St Peters Hall. Community Board expenses, including local grants.
- Ōtaki Community Community rate
This rate is to fund community initiatives of significance to the Ōtaki community such as the Grants to the Ōtaki Heritage Bank Preservation Trust to assist with funding of the museum activities. Otaki Community Board expenses, including local grants.
- Water Conservation Device Loan Rate
This rate is to fund the interest free loan to individual properties for approved water
The quarterly rates instalment may contain an insert. Copies of current and previous inserts are available below for download or print.
For further information please contact us by:
Phone: 04 296 4700 or Email: [email protected]